Our members share a passion to eliminate cancer as a life-threatening disease for future generations.
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Current UICC membership comprises more than 1,000 member organisations in 162 countries and continues to grow.

Our network brings together cancer leagues and societies; research institutes; treatment centres, hospitals, scientific and professional societies; ministries of health, public health agencies; and patient support organisations to shape cancer control on a global scale.

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Member Testimonials

“The Report represents an outstanding example of how UICC, through its 1,000 strong members, is able to provide a unique civil society perspective on national successes and major challenges that remain in meeting the World Cancer Declaration targets. As a cancer control and prevention focused organisation WCRF International is particularly excited to have been able to provide input for this strategic report.”

Kate Allen, Executive Director, Science & Public Affairs

“The Swiss Cancer League is proud to have joined forces with UICC as it has enabled us to network with the global cancer community, access capacity building opportunities, and advocate to drive progress for cancer control.”

Kathrin Kramis-Aebischer, CEO


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The five tracks for the 2018 World Cancer Congress are announced
21 July 2017
  • Convening
  • Capacity building
  • Advocacy

2018 WCC programme tracks announced

Discover the new 2018 World Cancer Congress tracks, and start building your session proposal now as the call for sessions will run from 28 August – 31 Oct 2017.

Leadership in Action - Seoul
20 July 2017
  • Convening
  • Capacity building
  • Members

Leadership in action: Cancer Control in Asia Pacific - Seoul, 21 June

On 21 June in Seoul, Republic of Korea, UICC held its first ‘Leadership in Action’ meeting, a regional forum that convenes senior executives of UICC member organisations to network and engage on regionally relevant issues, challenges, opportunities and best practice to strengthen cancer control in the region.

Astellas - Twitter chat
20 July 2017
  • Convening
  • Members
  • Partners

Join UICC and Astellas for a Twitter chat on 24 July

Our Vanguard partners Astellas is hosting a Twitter chat on 24 July at 7:30pm CET to discuss innovation in cancer care.

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30 June 2017
  • Capacity building
  • Members
  • Partners

Cancer Research UK reopens its £20 million Grand Challenge for application

Following the investment of over £70 million in four global teams in 2016, Cancer Research UK (CRUK) is now accepting applications through Oct. 12. for multidisciplinary teams willing to take on eight challenges identified as toughest in the cancer fight.

© Bristol-Myers Squibb | C2C4C ride
27 June 2017
  • Members
  • Partners

Bristol-Myers Squibb employees raise funds for UICC members

The 2nd edition of the European Country 2 Country 4 Cancer ride organised by Bristol-Myers Squibb will take place in September supporting the Union for International Cancer Control and selected members to raise funds with the aim of accelerating the fight against cancer and facilitating a better life for cancer patients.

© Moonshine Agency Pty Ltd - Life before death
21 June 2017
  • Advocacy
  • Members
  • Partners

A new collaboration to increase access to lifesaving cancer treatment in Africa

American Cancer Society and Clinton Health Access Initiative announce collaborations with Pfizer and Cipla to increase access to lifesaving cancer treatment in Africa.